In China it is typical for people to practice Qigong (Ch'i Kung) or Taiji (T'ai Chi) for about an hour between 5:30 am and 6:30 or from 6 am to 7 am. Frequently they practice in large groups. It is not unusual to see a group of people doing Taiji...
"Master" is the word that all cultures use to describe someone who has attained high levels of skill. A Taiji (T'ai Chi ) master is generally one who has exceptional skill in doing the form or in using the Taiji principles in boxing(kung fu, martial...
Traveling to China to study Taiji (T'ai Chi) and other
forms of Qigong (Ch'i Kung) is a transformative experience.
There is vigorous debate on whether one can learn
Taiji (T'ai Chi) and other forms of Qigong (Ch'i Kung) from
As you can imagine this question has numerous
responses. China and all the Asian cultures have ancient
The first answer to this question is that one must have a teacher. In traditional terms, that is ancient Chinese tradition, the secrets of healing could only be gained through a teacher. The honor and reverence that is bestowed upon the teacher is a...
You will find Qigong (Ch'i Kung) and Taiji (T'ai Chi)
appearing every where in the near future. Places where you
There are thousands of forms of Qigong (Ch'i Kung) and Taiji (T'ai Chi). The forms that are the most simple and easy to access are Qigong methods that have only a few instructions. Spontaneous Qigong, for example, is simply a practice of allowing...
In the spiritual traditions of China, Taoism,
Confucianism and Buddhism, practices and disciplines for
Tales of extraordinary human feats have always been
associated with Qigong. The phenomenon of "exceptional human